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Unrau Name Meaning

German: Low German variant of Unruh . This is one of the German surnames that became established in Russia (including what is now Ukraine) in the 19th century.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mierau, Unruh, Brau, Gran, Ungar, Rau, Grau, Unroe, Unrue, Kraut

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Where is the Unrau family from?

You can see how Unrau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Unrau family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Unrau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 9 Unrau families living in Kansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Unrau's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Unrau families in 1880.
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What did your Unrau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Unrau. 70% of Unrau men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
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Passenger Lists

There are 666 immigration records available for the last name Unrau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 135 military records available for the last name Unrau. For the veterans among your Unrau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Unrau lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Unrau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Unrau in 1948 was 38, and 92 in 2004.

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